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Doctor insights on: High Heeled Shoes

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Is wearing high heeled shoes bad?

Is wearing high heeled shoes bad?

Depends: Depends on the height of the heel and how often you wear them and how the shoes are designed. If too high a heel then there is more stress on the ball of the foot. If it is too pointy then you will get corns calluses hammertoes and bunions. ...Read more

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High heeled shoes (Tip)

Wearing supportive shoes with firm arches may help maintain bunions and decrease pain. ...See more

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Any way to get taller without wearing high heeled shoes?

Any way to get taller without wearing high heeled shoes?

Unfortunately not: There are limb-lengthening surgeries that can lengthen your leg bones but I could not recommend that to anyone. There is prolonged pain, disability, high financial cost and significant medical risks. And for what? A couple of inches. Sticking with higher heel shoes, inshoe lifts are much safer. ...Read more

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What are reasons why are high heeled shoes said to be bad for you?

See below: They are unstable, they put excess pressure on the ball of the foot, they are often narrow toed and put excess pressure on the toes. ...Read more

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Managing High Blood Pressure (Checklist)

Monitor your blood pressure at home
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I was wondering what are the effects of wearing high-heeled shoes frequently?

High heels: As stated the achilles tendon shortening is classic. But also knee pressure. There is also excess forefoot pressure because of the way high heels destroy normal foot mechanics. ...Read more

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Is wearing high heeled shoes bad for your feet?

Is wearing high heeled shoes bad for your feet?

Yes it is: Wearing a heel height above an 1 1/2" in height changes the function of the foot. Heels higher than that much more so. ...Read more

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Take your medications as prescribed
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Why is it whenever I wear high heeled shoes I feel some back pain?

Why is it whenever I wear high heeled shoes I feel some back pain?

Abnormal angle: When you wear high heels, you increase the angle of your pelvic girdle as well as the sacral angle which will contribute to your back pain. Keep your flexibility, and minimize your time in the shoes. ...Read more

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Balance diet with lots of greens, vegetables, & hydrate adequately
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I still can't feel my toes from wearing high heeled shoes, how do I regain feeling?

Multiple: The numbness can be due to several reasons. If the heels are high than there may be too much pressure on the balls of your feet causing swelling. The swelling can pinch nerves and cause numbness. Similarly, high heels can cause the nerves on the bottom of the foot to stretch to much causing traction neuritis. Lastly, if the nerves are irritated chronically you can get a neuroma. Seek help. ...Read more

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I had sprained my knee while slipping from my high heeled shoe. What can I do to treat this sprain?

I had sprained my knee while slipping from my high heeled shoe. What can I do to treat this sprain?

Ortho Evaluation: Be evaluated and treated by an orthopaedic foot and ankle surgeon - one in your area can be found at www. Aaos. Org. ...Read more

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How to walk in high heeled shoes without twisting ankle?

How to walk in high heeled shoes without twisting ankle?

Very difficult: A stack heel will be easier to walk in than stilettos good luck. ...Read more

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Wearing high heeled shoes or standing/walking on your toes mess you up like ballerina?

Wearing high heeled shoes or standing/walking on your toes mess you up like ballerina?

High heels: Wearing high heels for long periods of time repositions the structure of the foot and alignment and can add extra stress to the anatomy of the foot and ankle. The metatarsal phalangeal joints are repositioned into a stressfull position which may lead to joint injury and pain. ...Read more

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Do you know are high-heeled shoes good for flat feet?

Do you know are high-heeled shoes good for flat feet?

No: The answer is absolutely not. High heeled shoes are not good for any type of foot structure. If you're flat-footed, address it by seeing your local area podiatrist. ...Read more

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Is it possible/safe to wear high heeled shoes with severe foot drop? (0/5)

I wouldn't: Wear a high heel with foot drop. You are putting yourself at risk for further injury sine you have no control over the foot. ...Read more

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What are some advices on blister care and high heeled shoes + thigh chafing?

Read below: For blister, sterilize a needle and poke one or 2 holes to get the fluid out, try to leave the skin over the blister. Vaseline is a very inexpensive product to put over areas that will normally get friction from exercise or overuse to an area. ...Read more

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Are high heel shoes good or bad?

Are high heel shoes good or bad?

Bad: High heels increase the risk of both ankle and foot injuries. They also can exacerbate other conditions such as bunions and hammertoes. ...Read more

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Why do high heel shoes cause a lot of pain?

Why do high heel shoes cause a lot of pain?

High heels: When standing in flat shoes, your body weight is distributed over the entire bottom of the foot. In high heels, most of your body weight is shifted forward and taken up by the forefoot. Also, many styles of high heeled shoes force the toes to curl to create friction between the foot and the shoe. ...Read more

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Is it possible for high heel shoes to stunt your growth?

Is it possible for high heel shoes to stunt your growth?

No: But if someone is still growing it might be favorable to keep their feet in a more normal position during development. Too much high heel wearing can also cause the achilles tendon to contract and shorten, and also places stress on the knees. Everything in moderation, in terms of amount of time wearing them and height of heel. ...Read more

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Please explain why high heel shoes causes the feet and back to hurt?

Please explain why high heel shoes causes the feet and back to hurt?

See below: They put the foot and back in an abnormal posiyion on a thin unsteady platform. ...Read more